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We Are Often Asked…How To Hide A Web Page

We Are Often Asked…How To Hide A Web Page

Some of you might be thinking – why would you put the time and effort into making a web page, only to hide it from potential visitors? Well, it’s a function we are often asked about and for good reason. It is, after all, a very useful trick to have up your sleeve. Related posts: ...
.uk Domains

.uk Domains

A few years back, Nominet (the administrators of UK domain names) launched the .uk domain. For the first five years, only users of .co.uk could buy the .uk equivalent. This was to give the owner of the .co.uk first dibs on the .uk option. That five year period has now expired and anyone can now ...
Landing pages

Landing pages

Landing pages are standalone web pages, created specifically for the purposes of a marketing or an advertising campaign. There is a strange statistic that says less than half of all UK websites in the B2B marketplace use landing pages. Related posts: No related posts. ...
Film

Film

It is now universally accepted and proven that film is the most consumed type of content. It’s partly because it is so easy to create by everyone with a phone, and YouTube is a phenomenally popular platform to consume this content on. Publishers, brands and media companies are also placing a very large part of ...
Profit margins

Profit margins

Sadly, the costs of living and running a business are always going to rise. The consistent challenge for any business is how to reflect this in the prices charged to protect one’s profit margins. No customer welcomes news about price increases, and the truth be told, no photographer likes sharing this news either. Large businesses ...
The Complete Online Solution For School Photographers

The Complete Online Solution For School Photographers

We know that when our customer’s requirements change our workflows must follow. Nowadays, most schools require a way of viewing, ordering and paying for images online. This is so that admin tasks lie with you, the photographer, and not the school. For this reason, we have created a complete online solution in partnership with Dadfords ...
Download Thumbnail Sizes

Download Thumbnail Sizes

By popular request, we have a new thumbnail feature for you. If you have enabled “allow free downloads to anyone” in the access rights of any collection, then the bulk download button will now also include a thumbnail download option. So, if your customer only requires thumbnails, they can now download the complete collection instantly. ...
Updates To The HTML5 Uploader

Updates To The HTML5 Uploader

You may have noticed that there have been some changes to the HTML5 uploader. This includes the addition of selecting a folder to upload, rather than just files. The benefit of this is that you can now upload a complete file structure in one go – perfect for schools where you want to upload multiple ...
Gift vouchers

Gift vouchers

People often need incentives to make purchases, especially in a retail climate which is shifting towards purchasing less. Buying is now a more considered affair where company credentials are being studied, as well as the product which is being sized up. Ethical values, financial transparency, sustainable supply chains, locally-sourced materials, satisfactory employee conditions – these ...
Select Favourites Submissions

Select Favourites Submissions

Previously, when your customer selected favourites you always received an email with links to various work paths. This allowed you to either download the order or send the images selected by the client to someone else. Now, due to popular request, there is a new option available where you can copy the customer’s selection of ...
Stripe

Stripe

Today we have a new feature to announce. We have recently integrated with Stripe so that you can now accept payments directly from your customers, via Stripe, for all print and product sales. Related posts: The Complete Online Solution! PR – essential for your business? Why Use DS Domains? 10to8: Appointment Scheduling Software ...
New Checkout Verifications

New Checkout Verifications

We just wanted to let you know about a few small updates we are making to the checkout area. These updates are being made to accommodate new regulations of SCA (Strong Customer Authentification) which must be in place by mid-September. This extra verification is processed via the banks as an additional security check when customers ...
No Crop Option

No Crop Option

In the past, if orders were fulfilled by a lab, the customer would have always needed to crop the image to exactly match the geometry of the product that they were ordering. Related posts: October Round Up! Too much time ‘in’ the business rather than ‘on’ the business The Discount You Need For The January ...
Have you tried any fancy moves yet?

Have you tried any fancy moves yet?

If you are using either of the responsive layouts you can add movement to your stack pages. This not only attracts the eye but also gives the visitor a great visual experience when visiting your website. Related posts: Should You DIY Your Website Or Hire A Designer? Mother’s Day Page Sets 2017! 5 Ways To ...
Facebook Pixel

Facebook Pixel

Facebook Pixel, that’s a new term! And one you should know about. If your business does not rely on the digital retail tsunami that is putting our high streets to the sword, do not read any further! In the very likely event, you are continuing to read, then your website is of utmost importance. The ...
Recent Emails Feature

Recent Emails Feature

We’ve all been there. You know you had the email but it has now gone missing or been deleted…and you need it for tomorrow. Well, we have a new feature that can help. You can now access all emails, originally sent through theimagefile, for up to 90 days. This could be a real help if ...
Admin Links

Admin Links

A fantastic new feature designed to make your workflow easier and quicker giving you more time to do the things you love to do- like being creative behind the camera! This feature was actually born by members of theimagefile wanting a way to give someone editing access to a collection without giving them login details. ...
Sales

Sales

Sales, everyone loves a sale right? Many of us creatives are not natural promoters or business people for that matter. Funny that. However, if you can turn your creative talents to the commercial side of the game and flourish. You have heard of creative accounting, right?! All it takes is a little lateral thinking across ...
Backlinks

Backlinks

Backlinks are a great way to give your website an SEO boost. But what exactly are they and how do you use them to boost your website visibility? A backlink, quite simply, is a link that links back to your website. That link can be anywhere and crucially is not on your site or platform ...
Email marketing

Email marketing

Email marketing, and those that rely on it, was thrown a curve ball in the form of GDPR, back in May 2019. It created all sorts of fuss and panic and was responsible for an unprecedented amount of email marketing in the lead up to when it was actually implemented. Oh, the irony and the ...
New Feature: Square

New Feature: Square

As some of you may have seen, we recently integrated Square into theimagefile system. Square is a great piece of software that provides everything your business needs from a financial point of view. Below we have detailed some of the reasons why you should be considering Square as your latest business tool. Related posts: Why ...